Book Reviews

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age 4+
 
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
By Roni Schotter
(2008)
age 13+
 
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
age 10+
 
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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age 6+
 
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
age 5+
 
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(2004)
age 12+
 
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
age 16+
 
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
age 7+
 
Fascinating profiles celebrate women of American Revolution.
By Cokie Roberts
(2014)
age 4+
 
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
age 3+
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cat learns how to make the Nice list in funny holiday tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)
age 2+
 
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
age 9+
 
For those ready to learn the truth about Santa.
By Harold Myra
(1997)
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age 5+
 
Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)
age 9+
 
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)
age 4+
 
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)

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